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The Matt Morris Report: 7/20/14

-- Indianapolis recovered from an early four-run deficit to beat Columbus, 7-5.  Casey Sadler gave up four in the 1st, but ended up lasting six innings.  He allowed five runs total on eight hits and three walks, with eight strikeouts.  Andy Oliver pitched two scoreless and hitless innings for the win.  He walked one and fanned four.  Brent Morel and Chris McGuiness each went 2-4 with a HR, Morel's third and McGuiness' seventh.  Robert Andino, Jose Tabata and Chase d'Arnaud each had two hits as well.  Andrew Lambo was 0-5.

-- Altoona got blanked, 3-0, by Bowie.  The Curve had only four hits.  Josh Bell was 1-4 and Stetson Allie 1-3.  Alen Hanson remained on the bench after failing to run out a popup.  Thomas Harlan gave up three runs in five innings.

-- Bradenton hammered Dunedin, 11-5.  Barrett Barnes (pictured) was 3-4 with a double and Jordan Steranka was 2-5 with a double.  Walker Gourley drove in three.  John Kuchno went seven innings, giving up two runs, one earned, on four hits and three walks.  He fanned five.

-- Isaac Sanchez gave up six runs in the top of the 9th as West Virginia lost to Rome, 10-4.  Austin Meadows went 1-4 and JaCoby Jones 1-5.  Michael Fransoso hit his fourth HR.

-- Reliever Julio Eusebio allowed five runs in the 7th, resulting in Jamestown losing to Staten Island, 7-4.  Starter Montana DuRapau continued to pitch well, allowing one run in five innings on four hits.  He walked none and fanned two.  Jordan Luplow went 2-4 with a two-run HR, his fourth.  Erik Lunde was 2-4 with a double and Erik Forgione 2-3.

-- Nick Buckner hit an RBI double in the top of the 10th to give Bristol a 4-3 win over Johnson City.  Buckner finished 3-4 with two doubles, and is now hitting .303.  Maximo Rivera was 2-4 with his first HR.  Billy Roth allowed just one run and two hits in four innings, but he walked four while striking out three.  Cesilio Pimentel gave up a game-tying HR with two out in the bottom of the 9th, but got the win after allowing just the one run and one hit in three innings.  He walked one and struck out three.